TASTE BLINDNESS By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 a reduction in sensitivity to bitter tastes as a result of having less taste buds. The inability of a person to feel the taste of any item and to identify it. TASTE BLINDNESS: "In taste blindness a person has fewer taste buds for each taste sensation." Related Psychology Terms PRIMARY TASTE TASTE BUD SWEET TASTE PORE GUSTATORY NEURON TYPES TASTE GUSTATORY QUALITIES GUSTATORY SYSTEM GUSTATORY AGNOSIA UMAMI Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "TASTE BLINDNESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/taste-blindness/ (accessed June 26, 2017).